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The Department of Sacred Music is pleased to offer free of charge to you the Liturgical Music PDF Library. For any comments or suggestions, please contact us.

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The music listed below is in alphabetical order according to either Title, or Season (for all the Feast Day Series), or is Grouped according to type of hymns (such as Antiphons, or Communion Hymns, etc.). If it is a Group heading, click on the title of the Group, for example, "Annunciation to the Theotokos," and then all the hymns in that group will unfold under the title.  Then click on the title of the hymn you wish to see or download.

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Title & Description Keywords
B
Byzantine Guide to the Tones: Mneumonic Verses [Listen]

A singable guide to each tone in Byzantine chant, syllabic style only. (Not to be actually sung in church, though!)  Click on [Listen] to hear this being sung.

H
Leave-taking of Elevation of the Cross, Hymn to the Theotokos - Byzantine neumes

This hymn is to be sung on the Leave-taking of the Exaltation of the Cross, September 21st.  It is taken from the 2nd Heirmos of the 9th Ode of the Feast.  This version is in the Byzantine notation.

Leave-taking of Elevation of the Cross, Hymn to the Theotokos - chant

This hymn is to be sung on the Leave-taking of the Exaltation of the Cross, September 21st.  It is taken from the 2nd Heirmos of the 9th Ode of the Feast.  Updated 9/3/14. Chant version.

T
Elevation (Exaltation) of the Cross, Apolytikion (chant)

This Apolytikion (Troparion) is sung on the Feast of the Elevation of the Cross (September 14th), the 3rd Sunday of Lent, and on the Feast of the Procession of the Holy Cross (August 1st), Tone/Mode 1.  It is written in Western and Byzantine notation.  "O Lord, save thy people . . . ."  Updated 3/1/17.

Forefeast of the Cross, Apolytikion

Troparion sung on the eve of the Feast of the Cross, September 13th.  "We offer thee in mediation . . . ."

Andrew, Troparion of

Feast Day is November 30th. (The ison may be held on the G all the way through, or followed as a movable ison, as written.)

Anthony, Troparion of

His Feast Day is January 17th.

Apostle, Troparion of an

This is the standard Troparion of the Apostles in Tone 3.  Various possibilities are given for all the different names of the Apostles.

Apostles, Troparion of the

This is used for the Apostles as a whole, as on their feast day of June 30th.

Chariton the Confessor, Apolytikion of

"The barren wilderness..."  Feast day is September 28th.  Updated 1/3/7.

George, Apolytikion (Troparion)

Byzantine chant version. Feast day is April 23rd.  "Since thou art a liberator . . . ."  Updated 3/29/17.

Joel, Troparion of the Prophet

Feast day is October 19th

John Chrysostom, Apolytikion of

Feast Day is November 13th. This is also sung after his Paschal homily is read on Pascha. "Grace shining forth from thy mouth like a beacon . . . ."

John the Theologian/Divine/Apostle/Evangelist, Troparion of

This Apolytikion (Troparion) is sung on May 8th and September 26th. "O Apostle, beloved of Christ our God . . . ."

Luke, Troparion of

Troparion sung on October 18th.  This is the traditional troparion in Tone 3 for the Apostles.

Luke, Troparion of

Troparion sung on October 18th.  This is a special troparion in Tone 5 for St. Luke himself.

Mark, Troparion of

Feast Day is April 25th

Nicholas, Troparion of

This is a chant melody, sung on December 6th, the Feast of St. Nicholas. Updated 6/16/15.

Panteleimon, Troparion of

Feast day is July 27th. (Updated!)

Paul of Thebes the Venerable, Apolytikion

Apolytikion for Saint Paul of Thebes, January 15, Tone 8/Plagal Fourth Mode: "The barren wilderness..."

Prophets, Troparion of

Most of the Prophets are included here with the different settings for each of their names.

Troparion of the 4th Sunday of Great Lent

This Apolytikion (Troparion) of St. John Climacus (of the Ladder) is sung on the 4th Sunday of Great Lent and also on his Feast day of March 30th.  "The barren wilderness thou didst make fertile . . . ."